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The IPC Education Foundation provides scholarships that support skills pathways and prepare students to start a meaningful career in the electronics manufacturing and assembly industry. Through a variety of scholarships and awards we wish to encourage, develop and reward students and educators.

The IPC Education Foundation has established different types of scholarship opportunities, uniquely tailored to meet each of the following audience’s needs:

  1. Student Scholarships
  2. Educator Grants
  3. Competition Related Scholarships and Awards



The IPC Scholarship Program will have opportunities on a rolling-basis, throughout the academic year on an annual basis. Please consider checking in on a regular basis.  

Application deadlines and criteria will vary depending on the type of IPC Scholarship therefore, please pay close attention to individual deadlines and requirements.

IPC Student Members have access to a wide range of scholarships and awards. If you have not yet joined the IPC Education Foundation – Please click here for more information.

  • The IPC Education Foundation aims to provide at least 50 deserving IPC Student Chapter student members with a $1,000 scholarship per year. These scholarships will be made available to student members associated with an IPC Student Chapter. Student members need to log in to access the scholarships and apply online.
  • The IPC Education Foundation will notify eligible educators who got nominated by their students about available opportunities and will provide applicants with a specific code to access the application site.
  • To access the scholarships, students and educators need to be logged in to gain access to the full scholarship listings. 


IPC Student Member Scholarship – 2020 Winners

IPCEF will be awarding $25,000 in scholarships to IPC Student Members. The scholarship recipients are members at the following IPC Student Chapters: Auburn University, Binghamton University, Colorado School of Mines, Gwinnett Technical College, Michigan Technological University, Oregon Institute of Technology, Purdue University, Triton College, University of California, Irvine, University of California, Los Angeles, University of Maryland, University of Maryland - Eastern Shore, University of New Orleans, University of Utah, and Valparaiso University. Each IPC Student Member receives $1,000 designed not only to reduce the financial burden, but also to encourage students to enhance their knowledge and skills of real-word industry-related experiences.

IPC Michael V. Carano Teacher Excellence Award

The IPC Education Foundation recognizes educators and instructors who enrich the lives of students interested in a career path in the electronics industry. The IPC Michael Carano Teacher Excellence Award of $1,000 was awarded to Christopher T. Middlebrook, Ph.D. Christopher is an Associate Professor Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering as well as an Affiliate Associate Professor Department of Physics at Michigan Technological University. Click here to learn more.

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